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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 1 March 1887New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 19 September 1953New York City, New York, USA  (heart attack)

Spouse (1)

Nadie Marckres (1920 - 19 September 1953) (his death) (2 children)

Trivia (8)

Served as secretary and as a director of American Dramatist, as a member of the New York Theater Guild and was on the advisory board of the Mystery Writers of America.
Wrote text books on the theater arts.
Wrote numerous short stories and one act plays. Who's Who reported that more of his plays were being produced in American "Little Theaters" than any other author.
Served as a machinist mate in the US Navy during World War I before being promoted to ensign shortly before war's end.
After the success of his first short story in 1912 and the many requests he received for the dramatic rights, he decided to become a playwright.
Wrote book reviews for the NY Times and the NY Post while still employed as a banker.
After graduating from Columbia University in 1906 he went into banking.
Prolific Author and Playwright.

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